First Friday: Season of Celebrations

Event Date

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Event Location
Durant Arts Center 1605 Cameron Street Alexandria, VA

First Friday: “Season of Celebrations” December 4

Are you trying to think of a way to get into the holiday spirt? The First Friday: “Season of Celebrations” is just the thing!  This event will definitely get you into the spirit and it will help set the tone for the holidays. The “Season of Celebrations” is scheduled for December 4, 2015, 6 pm – 8:30 pm, Durant Arts Center 1605 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA.

Master of ceremonies, Bill Colosimo will escort you through family and cultural traditions of three holidays - Chanukah, Christmas and Kwanzaa. Featured artists include: Caroline Schneider, vocalist; Shelly Bell, spoken word artist; Rhythm & Roots Players, African drummers; and representatives from the Metamorphosis Art and Enrichment Center will lead the holiday arts and crafts. The evening will be full of storytelling, dancing, and music. A community sing-a-long will be the culminating event for the “Season of Celebration” festivities.

A “meet and greet” begins at 6:00 pm. Light refreshments will be on hand, complements of the Office of the Arts. Festivities begin at 6:30 pm. Advance per person reservations: $5 residents; $10 nonresidents. At door: $10 residents; $15 nonresidents. Children must be accompanied by one adult.

To pay online (255203.01):

The “Season of Celebrations” is part of the “First Fridays” Series. The Series is a project of the Office of the Arts, a division of the Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.

To obtain further information, please contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565 or email:, or visit the Office of the Arts web site at